‘The Last of Us 2’ Release Date, News & Update: Naughty Dog Confirmed Reasons Behind 2018 Launch? Designed For PS4 Pro! [VIDEO]

By Luis Vincent Gochoco , Updated Nov 04, 2016 09:31 AM EDT

So far, Naughty Dog has been tight lipped on spilling any massive details in regards to "The Last of Us 2." However, there are some rumors and facts online that has surfaced and we will discuss why it all points towards a 2018 release.

Neil Druckmann Says 3 To 5 Years

Back in 2014 one of Naughty Dog's character designers' linkedin profile declares that he is already working for "The Last of Us 2's" head sculptures. Naughty Dog as we all know, are the developers for "The Last of Us 2." With "Uncharted 4" also in the process of developing its DLCs since then, it's a bad financial move to stop production or development of a game of such popularity as "The Last of Us 2" just for that reason alone.

'Uncharted' Voice Actor Nathan Drake Confirms 'The Last of Us 2'

Last year, Nathan Drake seems to have spilled some beans for "The Last of Us 2" in a Q&A panel at Metrocon in Tampa, Florida. He was given a question if there was still any projects that he is currently working in with Naughty Dog, and he replied "For now last one I know they're doing Last of Us 2." So this could is a sure sign, that Naughty Dog has already began development for "The Last of Us 2" in a long time now.

A pregnant woman, a gas mask, a backpack and a revolver in 'The Last of Us 2'

If you are familiar playing "Uncharted 4" or "The Last of Us," during the epilogue chapter of the game, a poster that says "The Last of Us: American Daughters." The poster was drawn by Richard Lyons. It features a pregnant woman that wears a gas mask and a backpack while holding a revolver on her left hand. This could be an intended plan from Naughty Dog in order to stir curiousness and the attention of the gaming community for another "The Last of Us 2" game.

'The Last of Us 2' Playstation 4 Pro

YouTuber Breakthrough Gaming made a theory that "The Last of Us 2" will be released for the Playstation 4 Pro. He stated on his video that it would make no sense if Naughty Dog would wait in releasing "The Last of Us 2" for further more than two years for a console as groundbreaking as the PS4 Pro. See further details of his video. Stay tuned to Game & Guide for more "The Last of Us 2" release date, latest news and update.

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